SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION
OF MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
all rust or other forms of corrosion. Exercise
77. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
extreme care to prevent damage to the
b. Drain the oil from the gear case. Refill with a
electrical equipment during the cleaning
operation. Paint all surfaces when the paint
film has been damaged (TM 9-213).
c. Disconnect power source, remove mounting
b. Protection. When the test stand is placed in
bolts, and secure stowage and starter box doors.
limited storage it should be covered to prevent the
d. Wrap a protective covering around the control
entrance of dust or water into the assembly.
and starter box and seal with pressure sensitive tape.
e. Construct a suitable crate as to shipping
79. Inspection and Maintenance of Equipment in
instructions (fig. 6) and secure the test stand in the crate.
a. Inspection. Perform a monthly inspection while
the equipment is in storage and inspect for evidence of
78. Limited Storage
a. Preparation of Equipment for Storage.
physical damage, such as rusting, accumulation of
(1) Make a complete inspection of the test stand
b. Maintenance. Every 30 days, service the test
stand and perform the necessary maintenance
(2) Clean the test stand as necessary. Remove
Section II. DEMOLITION OF TEST STAND TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
81. Demolition To Render Equipment Inoperative
When capture or abandonment of the test stand to
a. Mechanical Means.
an enemy is imminent, the responsible unit commander
crowbars, picks, axes, or any other heavy tools available
must make the decision either to destroy the equipment
to destroy the following:
or to render it inoperative. Based on this decision,
orders are issued which cover the desired extent of
shafts, and housing.
Whatever method of demolition is
(2) Electric remote control, adapter bracket, and
employed, it is essential to destroy the same vital parts
of all test stands and all corresponding repair parts.
(3) Blower housing, motor, air tube, and hose.